C.I.C. scores with ‘Feting with the Saints 2013’


CIC past pupil turned Soca Star Kees Dieffenthaller of Kes the Band performin at the 2013 'Feting With The Saints'

Celebrating 150 years of existence, College of the Immaculate Conception aka C.I.C. made waves with a successful edition of its annual mid-season soiree ‘Feting with the Saints’.

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Karma-holics unite at Hott Gangnam Nights


Chutney-Soca Queen Drupatee poses with Dr. Fuad Khan and Ravi B of Karma

Riding high on the popularity of their monster hit ‘Prescription’ former Chutney-Soca Monarch Ravi B and his band Karma have certainly kicked off a performance-packed Carnival 2013 season in ripping form.

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A Consistent Karma dominates Miami Carnival 2K12


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This past weekend the energy and excitement of Caribbean vibrations invaded the South Florida city of Miami. Being the last major stop on the annual Carnival calendar, hundreds of partygoers, entertainers and event promoters enjoyed the Columbus weekend in fine style. Not to be left out of the action, Ravi B, Nisha B and the band Karma brought Chutney-Soca flavour to many of Miami’s main events.

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Blaxx fires up Yorke’s Independence Fete


 

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The audience at the 2012 edition of Yorke’s Independence all-inclusive was left craving more after a performance by Dexter Stewart the musical powerhouse known to Soca fans as Blaxx. The charismatic vocalist and energetic performer put the exclamation point on an evening of premium all-inclusive partying.

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New T&T film “The Cool Boys” explores young Caribbean masculinity.


 

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In a region such as the Caribbean where film making is considered by many as a burgeoning art form, the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival (which will take place from September 19th to October 2nd 2012) has become an annual grand stage for practitioners to display their works. For this year’s staging, one particular film, “The Cool Boys”, directed by Michael Mooleedhar has been highly anticipated as it delves into topics pertinent to the experience of young males in Trinidad.

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Ravi B and Karma… 10 Years and Still Strong


 

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In the same month that the islands of Trinidad and Tobago and Jamaica celebrated 50 years as independent countries, top Chutney-Soca band, Karma marked one decade as a musical ensemble. Fresh off of high-energy appearances at Canada’s Caribana and Guyana’s Jamzone, Karma commemorated this landmark event in its history with a major 10th anniversary concert extravaganza and high profile performances in its homeland of T&T.

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Ravi B and Karma represent T&T to the fullest in Orlando


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The excitement and energy emanating from venues the likes of Disney World and Universal Studios was challenged last weekend by the electricity of Orlando’s 2012 Carnival. Adding to the high-powered festivities was a virtual menu of musical talent featuring a Chutney-Soca flavoured main course from Trinidad and Tobago’s very own Karma.

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